Monthly Archives: June 2010

Saying what we all think

One great thing about a newspaper column is I can criticize Barack Obama without jeopardizing my position and creating a spectacle of public humiliation. In this I do not resemble Lt.-Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal.
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Madely in the morning, June 18

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A cancer on the political left

The reflexive hostility to Israel on the democratic left is becoming troubling. I think well-meaning progressives need to increase their vigilance in the name of decency.
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Madely in the morning, June 11

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Save us from the technocrats

The other day I was asked to take part in an event benefitting the homeless. No, that’s not the punchline. It’s that I ended up getting rejected because I was unable to attend the mandatory technical training … Continue reading

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